Virginia

How One Woman Made Budget Scolding Chic
December 21, 2012

IN SEPTEMBER of 2011, a fortyish budget connoisseur named Maya MacGuineas was feeling demoralized. She couldn’t believe that Congress and the president had nearly let the country default on its debt rather than reach a major deficit-cutting deal the previous summer. So she did what she had become unofficially famous for in the wonk circles of Washington: She threw a glamorous dinner party. MacGuineas’s friend, Virginia Senator Mark Warner, agreed to open his Alexandria estate to a coterie of bold-faced names.

Bad Odds: Online Gaming Would Only Widen Tribal Inequality
December 12, 2012

Casinos already divide Indian tribes into haves and have-nots. Legalizing poker will only make the problem worse.

The Birth of American Finance
December 07, 2012

How Alexander Hamilton and a Swiss anti-Federalist created our country's capitalist system.

Bradley Manning Gets No Love From The New York Times
December 05, 2012

Why didn't the paper cover the WikiLeaks' source's most recent hearing?

Terry McAuliffe Is Begging for a Primary Challenge
December 03, 2012

The former DNC Chairman lost the Virginia primary in 2009, and he could again.

The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win
November 30, 2012

The Republican candidate really did think he was on track to become president. These poll numbers explain why.

Jay Rockefeller’s in Big Trouble in West Virginia—and So Are the Dems
November 29, 2012

It may be a long time before West Virginia votes to send another Democrat to Washington.

No Southern Comfort For Wishful Liberals
November 20, 2012

Southern liberals say the region isn't as severely Republican as it seems. But they're ignoring reality.

For the GOP, It's Colorado or Bust by 2016
November 16, 2012

It's "Colorado or bust" for the GOP over the next four years.

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